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Joshua S.
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Bring your POKER game to the next level! Even if you've never payed before. Time to learn!
I teach and play poker extensively. Winning at poker is a lot more than luck. It is about the skill of reading people, understanding incentives, math, and storytelling. When this all makes sense, you can win regularly in poker. I'll teach you how to win, and win consistently.
About Joshua S.

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication and sales trainer (numerous companies) and has been coaching since 1999. He is now available for online coaching sessions for a number of varied and essential subjects. Some of Mr. S's most requested business skills to learn? Sales and Public Speaking, and even Poker! How to command the poker table and the boardroom to increase your hourly rate, by effective communication and reading people well. He integrates Public Speaking Skills or "Speaking in Public Skills" as he likes to say, to illustrate how that essential ability changes everything in your game, your book of business, and your personal life. He has helped students of ALL ages and backgrounds, including people with English as a Second Language, develop their communication skills. This is essential to prepare them for important school and job interviews and for promotions and opportunities in life. A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a BFA degree in Theatre, and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mr. S is an expert in the art of the spoken, presentation and performance word. He looks forward to helping new students achieve their communication and business goals. His teaching style is focused, practical and useful, and incredibly entertaining and educational! His classes are truly edu-train-ing!

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Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1999

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BFA Theatre

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 4+

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Speaks English

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Avatar of the tutor
Joshua S.
Teaches Online
Bring your POKER game to the next level! Even if you've never payed before. Time to learn!
I teach and play poker extensively. Winning at poker is a lot more than luck. It is about the skill of reading people, understanding incentives, math, and storytelling. When this all makes sense, you can win regularly in poker. I'll teach you how to win, and win consistently.
About Joshua S.

Mr. S is an accomplished public speaker (Third place in the Regionals for the 2006 Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking and over 40 wins in various speech contests). He is also an avid, and successful poker player. By profession, Mr. S is a distinguished corporate, communication and sales trainer (numerous companies) and has been coaching since 1999. He is now available for online coaching sessions for a number of varied and essential subjects. Some of Mr. S's most requested business skills to learn? Sales and Public Speaking, and even Poker! How to command the poker table and the boardroom to increase your hourly rate, by effective communication and reading people well. He integrates Public Speaking Skills or "Speaking in Public Skills" as he likes to say, to illustrate how that essential ability changes everything in your game, your book of business, and your personal life. He has helped students of ALL ages and backgrounds, including people with English as a Second Language, develop their communication skills. This is essential to prepare them for important school and job interviews and for promotions and opportunities in life. A graduate of the University of Southern California, where he received a BFA degree in Theatre, and also the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Mr. S is an expert in the art of the spoken, presentation and performance word. He looks forward to helping new students achieve their communication and business goals. His teaching style is focused, practical and useful, and incredibly entertaining and educational! His classes are truly edu-train-ing!

Levels taught

Teaches all skill levels

Teaching since

Teaching since 1999

Education

BFA Theatre

Teaches ages +

Teaches ages 4+

Speaks

Speaks English

Speaks

Has background check

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During our first lesson, it was clear that Joshua is high-energy and excited to share his wisdom. He has a breadth of experience across many verticals. Very likable and easy to get along with -

Posted Mar 15, 2022
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Joshua is a fantastic poker coach. I was a complete beginner and he taught me all the basics (& much more) to get me going. Joshua is really enthusiastic, engaging and full of energy. I thoroughly enjoyed the sessions and would definitely recommend for anyone to sign up!

Posted Feb 22, 2022
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I'm very fortunate that Joshua agreed to be my chess instructor. His teaching methods motivate me to learn. Complicated concepts that could leave me overwhelmed and defeated are broke down for purpose of simplification so that I, as an individual, can progress at my comfortable pace. Joshua has shown me that by learning and applying tactics of chess, I can be more successful in all areas of my life. Under his guidance, I am excited to be on this adventure, progressively becoming skilled at strategizing and working toward excellence.

Posted Feb 22, 2022
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Corporate, Sales and Communication Trainer
Jul 2009 - Present
Private business
Award winning Public Speaker, distinguished ESL Business, and Sales Coach, who teaches presentation, sales, hard and soft skill training, motivational and real (not simply rah rah) inspirational workshops, commencement, keynote speeches, and emcee related event programming. Programs include the training and building of sales teams, coaching professionals, realtors, engineers, and business executives specifically how to use dynamic public speaking skills to build a book of business and to manage teams through effective presentations. Key interest for new and frustrated salespeople to learn how to use the "bee to the bee hive" speaking technique as an effective prospecting methodology. Variety of training programs and presentations conducted: Sales Training courses (VULY, TELL ME MORE, IAC, et al), ESL business programs (RAYTHEON, DIRECTV, AT&T, COLDWELL BANKER, KELLER WILLIAMS, FARMERS INSURANCE, et al.), Soft Skills training, Social Media marketing, Motivational, Educational, Humorous, Obtaining Referrals Sales programs, Executive Coaching, Children/Teens/College Prep, Workshop Facilitator, UCLA PHD Fellow Public Speaking Seminars and at CITY OF HOPE: “Before the PowerPoint” MICROSOFT initial Retail Store Opening Emcee, LAPD Law Enforcement Seminar: “Become a Better Listener.”
Coporate Sales Director
Sep 2003 - Jun 2009
Berlitz Languages, Inc.
Director of Sales
Jan 1999 - Sep 2003
RealSpeaking.com
BFA Theatre
Sep 1987 - May 1991
University of Southern California
Acting
Sep 1985 - Jun 1987
American Academy of Dramatic Arts
English
Fluent/ Native Proficiency
Third Place, World Championship of Public Speaking - Regionals
May 2006
Toastmasters International
District Speech Champion
Apr 2006
Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International
Nov 2005
Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs.
Screen Actors Guild/American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
Jun 1987
An American labor union representing over 160,000 film and television principal and background performers, journalists, and radio personalities worldwide.

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Instructor details
Poker
Teaches Online
Teaches Online
Work hours
M
T
W
T
F
S
S
Times are shown in your local timezone (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
Pricing
30 minutes
$50
45 minutes
$100
60 minutes
$200
90 minutes
$150
New Student Special
First 3 lessons
$30